Ajim

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Ajim
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Ajim is located in Tunisia
Ajim
Ajim
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 33°43′N 10°45′E / 33.717°N 10.750°E / 33.717; 10.750
CountryFlag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
GovernorateMedenine
Population (2014)
 • Total24,294
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)

Ajim (Arabic: أجيمAǧīm) is a commune and port located on the Island of Djerba off the coast of Tunisia.[1] It is Djerba's main fishing port and the closest city to the African continent. It had a population of 24,294 at the 2014 census.

The city and surrounding areas were used as a filming location for Star Wars. Tourists can visit buildings featured in the original movie, including Obi-Wan Kenobi's house and the Mos Eisley cantina.[2][3]

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Coordinates: 33°43′N 10°45′E / 33.717°N 10.750°E / 33.717; 10.750